Head of Engineering

  • Full Time
  • Miami
  • Full Time
  • Miami

Website ML Tech

ML Tech is a FinTech startup building the next-generation trading platform within the crypto asset space. Our vision is to combine colocated trading infra speeds with cloud intelligence into a single “package” and make it accessible to seasoned quant researchers worldwide. Founded in 2020, we have since built an MVP and closed a Seed Round from top VCs and well-known angels.

We’re looking for an experienced Head of Engineering to lead our dev team and scale our platform. If you are an Engineering Star with strong SaaS backend experience and knowledge of CloudOps & Automation, we want to speak with you!


You will build and lead a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, and developing their career potential
Lead platform implementation by designing, developing and deploying event-driven workflow engines and by building data integration pipelines behind our SaaS offerings
Partner with the CTO to drive and be responsible for the technical delivery and work with your team on strategy and execution
Define technical priorities and timelines and assign development resources to accomplish the company’s strategic business objectives (revenue, acquisition targets, etc.)
Maintain strong partnerships with marketing, finance, and other functions to ensure that products are effectively taken to market
Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize great engineering and organization practices
Design and develop workflows, APIs, and processes in coordination with frontend UI/UX team
Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
Be ready “to deliver in a third of the time people think is possible” [Jeff Bezos]


You have 3+ years of Software Engineering Management experience
You have 5+ years of API design and development experience
Extensive experience implementing APIs (REST) via microservices
Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience with containerization and container orchestration technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
Strong knowledge of SaaS platform backend technologies
Experience with cloud automation through the use of CloudOps techniques, CI/CD, etc.
Strong command of OOP concepts with languages such as Java and Python
You make your teams become greater than the sum of their devs through mentorship, collaboration, and guidance towards best practices
You believe that team performance is even more important than individual performance and have a track record of leading and managing high-functioning teams.


A passion for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology
Solid understanding of web/mobile application architecture and security (OAuth, JWT)
Knowledge of emerging UX and visual design trends
You’re in for a challenge, with a successful Series A in our sight

What’s in it for you

Drive technical vision to democratize access to HFT research and execution for researchers/devs worldwide
Equity compensation with high-growth potential
Build out the team of top technical talent as we grow ML Tech together
Health insurance
Unlimited PTO

To apply for this job email your details to careers@mltech.ai

To apply for this job email your details to careers@mltech.ai

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